Problem: An object with height y = 2 mm is placed a distance s = 24 cm in front of the vertex of a concave spherical mirror with radius of curvature R = 16 cm, as shown in the figure below. On the figure, draw and label any two principal rays. 

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An object with height y = 2 mm is placed a distance s = 24 cm in front of the vertex of a concave spherical mirror with radius of curvature R = 16 cm, as shown in the figure below.

On the figure, draw and label any two principal rays. 

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